221.615.19 HEALTH EMERGENCIES IN LARGE POPULATIONS (H.E.L.P.)
Covers the basics of health care in refugee and disaster situations, including disaster epidemiology, environmental health, food and nutritional issues in emergencies, the design, and implementation of health services, and management of communicable diseases. Also covers of conflict origins and conflict resolution, international humanitarian law, human rights and human security, and humanitarian ethics.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
1) apply epidemiological information toward designing and monitoring relief activities such as water and sanitation, food and nutrition, disease surveillance and control, immunization and health services; 2) design a survey which would provide public health managers with key information on care of a displaced population; 3) set out the key organizational actions to be taken after a sudden onset disaster; 4) determine what relief activities are covered under International Humanitarian Law.
- Mon 01/07/2013 - Fri 01/18/2013
- Monday 9:00 - 6:00
- Tuesday 9:00 - 6:00
- Wednesday 9:00 - 6:00
- Thursday 9:00 - 6:00
- Friday 9:00 - 6:00